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Forbes: Fierce, Not Afraid. Indigenous Photography Takes The Spotlight

Sarah Sense (Choctaw/Chitimacha) (b. 1980), Bayous Meander, Trees Remember, Water Heals, Roots

Speaking with Light: Contemporary Indigenous Photography at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Ft. Worth, TX takes on the history of how photography was used on Native Americans and how its increasingly being used by Native Americans. It stands as one of the first major museum surveys exploring the practices of Indigenous photographers working today.

Speaking with Light expresses what it means to live in contemporary Native North America through the lenses of young and mid-career artists such as Wendy Red Star (Apsáalooke), Nicholas Galanin (Tlingit/Unanga), Cara Romero (Chemehuevi) and Sky Hopinka (Ho-Chunk Nation/Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians), as well as their generational forebears, including Shelley Niro (Member of the Six Nations Reserve, Turtle Clan, Bay of Quinte Mohawk), Tom Jones (Ho-Chunk), Zig Jackson (Mandan/Hidatsa/Arikara) and the late Shan Goshorn (Eastern Band Cherokee).

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